Album Verse To Lilly.
The Solomon I mean;
But not the lovely rose of Sharon,
That orient garden queen:
Though you're full sweet and pure and lovely
To bloom in that blest spot,
Stern fate decrees that on these prairies
You cast your humble lot.
__W. L. Robeson, Hill City.
Poets and Poetry of Kansas
Edited by Thomas W. Herringshaw
(Chicago: American Publishers' Association. 1894)